CALAIS – Philip W. Beckett Sr., 82, son of the late Philip N. and Ida Laura (Gherraridini) Beckett, died peacefully April 22, 2009, at Calais Regional Hospital. Mr. Beckett was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carriers Shangri La and Hornet. After being discharged from the Navy, he returned to Calais where he was active in his family’s business and in community affairs for many years. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Lucille; and by his brother, Gilbert P. Beckett Sr. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Philip and Eva Beckett; his grandsons, Paul Beckett, Philip Nathan and his wife, Darilyn Beckett, and Andrew and wife, Sarah Beckett; sister-in-law, Carole Beckett; nephew, Gilbert and wife, Lisa Beckett; niece, Laura and husband, David Harvanek; several nieces, nephews and cousins. For friends wishing to pay respects, visiting hours will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Church Street, Calais, with the Rev. David Sivret officiating. Interment will be immediately afterward at Calais Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.